There are many skills that families can learn that will help you to relate to and support someone with BPD. These may seem complex at first – like a muscle we haven’t used before we become stronger and the skills becomes easier with practise. We suggest you practise these skills with other friends/colleagues first to develop some confidence.
Boundaries / Limits
Eight dramatised role plays between young friends showing invalidating and validating responses and the immediate consequences of each
Understanding Validation in Families: Dr Alan Fruzzetti.
A series of videos demonstrating how Dialectical Behavioral Therapy helps patients and their families; This series was developed jointly by NEA.BPD (Dr. Alan Fruzzetti) and the National Office for Suicide Prevention in Ireland